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    LOOK: Artful Poster Series for Upcoming 'Short Term 12,' Starring Brie Larson (TRAILER)

    Destin Cretton's "Short Term 12," starring Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. as a couple working in a short-term unit for foster kids, has been receiving accolades since its debut at SXSW, where it won the Best Dramatic prize. The film hits theaters August 23. Check out the artful collection of pos...

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    Exclusive: Clip From SXSW Award Winner 'Short Term 12' Starring Brie Larson

    By now you've seen us heap no small amount of superlatives on "Short Term 12," the little indie that could that has been winning over critics and audiences so far this year playing SXSW (where it won Grand Jury and Audience Award for Narrative Feature), Los Angeles, BAMcinemaFest, Seattle and Nantuc...

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    The 7 Films You Must See This August

    August is here and about to offer quite the selection to movie-goers, and not just if you're into superheroes and sequels. As the final monthly extension of our summer movie preview, Indiewire is offering another summer indie "must-see" lists to make cinematic decision-making as easy as possib...

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    Locarno International Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Kicks Off August 7

    The 66th Locarno International Film Festival, kicking off August 7, has unveiled its lineup. Included in the fest's selections are Richard Curtis' time-travel romantic comedy "About Time," starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson; Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur's ("The Deep") "2 Guns," sta...

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    Exclusive: Alternate Poster For Festival Fave 'Short Term 12' Starring Brie Larson

    Writer/director Destin Cretton's second feature, "Short Term 12," has taken the festival circuit by storm since its debut at South by Southwest this spring, where it scooped up the Grand Jury and Audience Award for Narrative Feature. Since then, it's also won the Audience Award at the 2013 LA Film F...

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    Nantucket Film Festival's Top Honors Go To 'Short Term 12,' 'Life According to Sam' and 'Fruitvale Station'

    The 18th annual Nantucket Film Festival, which focuses on excellence in screenwriting, announced the festival winners today, in addition to the winners of its competitions for best screenplay for film and television. The prestigious Showtime Tony Cox award for best emerging screenwriter went to Dest...

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    Demarest Films and Cinedigm Form Distribution Partnership, Set To Release 'Short Term 12'

    Digital distribution company Cinedigm and production and financing company Demarest Films announced today that they have entered into a distribution partnership by combining their respective marketing capabilities and production resources.

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    'Mother,' 'Code Black' Lead LAFF Winners

    Janis Nords’ "Mother, I Love You" and Ryan McGarry’s "Code Black" led the winners of the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, taking the jury prizes for narrative and documentary feature, respectively. The festival -- which wrapped up last night with the closing night film "The Way Way Back" -- also saw ...

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    LAFF: 'Short Term 12,' 'Crash Reel,' Indiewire Influencers Rock the Regal

    I'm getting used to schlepping downtown on Olympic to LAFF and laying down my 8 bucks for parking at LA Live. The theaters at Regal Cinemas were packed for two fest hits, Destin Cretton's SXSW prize-winner "Short Term 12" and Lucy Walker's Sundance entry "Crash Reel," which brought a standing ovatio...

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